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CHARGE NURSE - Day Surgery - FT - Day

Company: Universal Health Services
Location: Amarillo
Posted on: May 3, 2021

Job Description:


POSITION SUMMARY: Assumes shift responsibility and accountability for the planning and provision of direct and indirect nursing care to the patient, family, care partner and appropriate others. Coordinates multi-disciplinary team members, directs and facilitates nursing staff in obtaining safe, optimal health care outcomes. Supports activities that meet the facility vision, mission and goals. Provides professional leadership and support to the healthcare team. The concepts of Patient Centered Care will provide the foundation for all nursing care. Demonstrates Service Excellence standards at all times.

EEO Statement

All UHS subsidiaries are committed to providing an environment of mutual respect where equal employment opportunities are available to all applicants and teammates. UHS subsidiaries are equal opportunity employers and as such, openly support and fully commit to recruitment, selection, placement, promotion and compensation of individuals without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex (including pregnancy, gender identity, and sexual orientation), genetic information, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local laws.

We believe that diversity and inclusion among our teammates is critical to our success.


At UHS and all our subsidiaries, our Human Resources departments and recruiters are here to help prospective candidates by matching skillset and experience with the best possible career path at UHS and our subsidiaries. We take pride in creating a highly efficient and best in class candidate experience. During the recruitment process, no recruiter or employee will request financial or personal information (Social Security Number, credit card or bank information, etc.) from you via email. The recruiters will not email you from a public webmail client like Hotmail, Gmail, Yahoo Mail, etc. If you are suspicious of a job posting or job-related email mentioning UHS or its subsidiaries, let us know by contacting us at: <" target="_blank" rel="noopener">>; or 1-800-852-3449.



Graduate of an accredited or NLN-approved RN program. BSN required, or must be enrolled in program with completion within 2 years.

Must successfully pass any pre-employment assessment(s) required by the facility.

BLS (current upon hire) from the American Heart Association and maintain certification throughout employment

Current state nursing license or permit to practice nursing in the State of Texas.

Minimum of one year full-time or three years part-time experience in acute care specialty nursing. One to three years supervisory experience preferred.

De-escalation training within 90 days of hire.


  • Computer
  • Telephone
  • Calculator
  • Paging system
  • Facsimile machine
  • Invasive and non-invasive monitoring devices
  • Tractions
  • Restraints
  • IV regulatory devices
  • Others specific to area

Physical and Sensory Requirements:

  • Ability to read and write in English
  • Ability to communicate with patients, families, staff, physicians, support agencies, vendors, and others
  • Ability to remain calm during stressful situations
  • Ability to respond to pages
  • Ability to evaluate and interpret information and make independent decisions
  • Ability to repeatedly twist, squat and stoop
  • Bending, lifting (minimum of 25 pounds), grasping, fine hand coordination, pushing, and pulling
  • Exposure to infectious organisms, agents, and toxic chemicals
  • On call shift coverage as required by department

Keywords: Universal Health Services, Amarillo , CHARGE NURSE - Day Surgery - FT - Day, Other , Amarillo, Texas

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